The Best Episodes Directed by Robert Stevenson

Shadow of Doubt

#1 - Shadow of Doubt

Zorro (1957) Season 1 - Episode 14

No sooner does the honest new commandante arrive than he is assassinated by a mysterious stranger who frames an elderly beggar for the crime and appears to be part of a larger conspiracy.

star 8.25
8 votes
The Long Shot

#2 - The Long Shot

Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 1 - Episode 9

Heavily indebted Charlie Raymond is hired to accompany a British visitor on a trip across the USA, and looks for a way to take advantage of his employer.

star 8.11
52 votes
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Slaves of the Eagle

#3 - Slaves of the Eagle

Zorro (1957) Season 1 - Episode 16

The King's tax collector and his nephew are stopped by conspirators, while on their way to Los Angeles. The conspirators threaten the men unless they cooperate, then they seize Morales' official documents. The outlaws then tell him to return to the capital or they will kill his nephew, Domingo, whom they hold hostage and after he leaves, Domingo is seen to be a member of the criminal conspiracy. Once Azuela has established himself as an agent of the King, he begins to levy a series of high and cruel taxes. A reluctant Sergeant Garcia has no alternative but to follow Azuela's orders, and soon many of the villagers are in jail. Azuela has decided that Diego must suffer for his interference, so a special tax is imposed on the de la Vegas. Only when Diego idly toys with an eagle feather as he discusses the tax is it canceled. Diego now nows the phony tax collector is another member of a conspiracy. The prisoners are lead out of town and escape with the help of Zorro. Determined not to lose

star 8.00
13 votes
There Was an Old Woman

#4 - There Was an Old Woman

Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 1 - Episode 25

Dishonest Frank and Lorna Bramwell visit the home of wealthy, eccentric Monica Laughton, with the intention of robbing her.

star 7.82
32 votes
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Garcia Stands Accused

#5 - Garcia Stands Accused

Zorro (1957) Season 1 - Episode 15

Sergeant Garcia receives a mysterious note from Zorro. The happy soldier reads that Zorro will give himself up. When he returns for his sword, it is gone, so he sadly returns to the cuartel without having captured his foe. A wounded messenger arrives in the pueblo. He claims he was attacked in the dark by someone who then stole the army's payroll, and he offers the rest of Sergeant Garcia's sword as evidence. The magistrado orders the sergeant arrested; and, in a swift trial, Garcia is convicted and sentenced to death. Not believing that his friend is guilty, Diego decides to find who did rob the messenger. Zorro catches the man and forces him to return to the pueblo, hoping to arrive in time to save Garcia. The condemned sergeant, is narrowly saved by Zorro's arrival. Zorro finds a feather in the possesion of the man, like the one held by the murdered Rojas, this feather is cut in a secret code and it convinces Zorro that a conspiracy really does exist.

star 7.64
14 votes
Don't Come Back Alive

#6 - Don't Come Back Alive

Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 1 - Episode 4

Frank Partridge and his wife plot to cheat their life insurance company by having her hide out for 7 years and declared legally dead, but an investigator believes Mr. Partridge has murdered her.

star 7.37
92 votes
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

#7 - An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 5 - Episode 13

Moments before he's set to swing from the end of a Union rope, a Southern supporter reflects on the sabotage attempt that brought him there and sees a possibility for freedom.

star 7.25
8 votes
The Derelicts

#8 - The Derelicts

Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 1 - Episode 19

Inventor Ralph Cowell murders his silent partner Alfred, only to be blackmailed by vagrant Peter Goodfellow, who witnessed the crime.

star 7.24
33 votes
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And So Died Riabouchinska

#9 - And So Died Riabouchinska

Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 1 - Episode 20

While investigating a murder in a theater, Detective Krovitch uncovers a strange web of tensions revolving around ventriloquist John Fabian and his female dummy.

star 7.10
29 votes
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Mink

#10 - Mink

Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 1 - Episode 36

Paula Hudson has a stolen mink coat she tells police she purchased on a recommendation, and when they retrace her steps to find out how she obtained it, everyone denies they ever talked to her about it.

star 7.04
22 votes
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